Two left in national broadband contract race

Naughten insists taxpayer will still get value despite pull-out of ESB/Vodafone venture

26th September, 2017
Communications Minister Denis Naughten. Pic: Rollingnews.ie

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has said the taxpayer will still get the best value for the national broadband contract despite the pullout of a key bidder.

Naughten said that the two companies left were experienced operators

"Most of the villages across the end of the country next year will have pure fibre," he said.

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